[Distutils] No support for .pyo files

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Mon May 14 10:55:22 2001

Greg Kochanski wrote:
> Python has a -O flag that turns on some compiler
> optimizations.  Python then looks for (and produces)
> .pyo files instead of .pyc files.
> Distutils doesn't seem to provide any support for this.
> What can be done?

Distutils does have support to compile .pyo files. You
just have to specify -O or -O2 as option to the build_py

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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